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No. Using E-Verify creates a rebuttable presumption that your company has not knowingly hired an unauthorized alien. However employers may face civil and criminal liability if based upon the totality of the circumstances it can be established that they knowingly hired or continued to employ unauthorized workers. Participation in E-Verify does not provide a safe harbor from worksite enforcement.

 

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